Devil Creek Reindeer Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Quadrant Energy
  • Country: Australia
  • Location: 80km northwest of the port of Dampier
  • Production start: 2011
  • Partners: Santos
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: The Reindeer field proven and probable (2P) reserves are estimated at approximately 485 Petajoules of sales gas and 1.6 million barrels of condensate.
  • Production Volume:


  • The development consists of an offshore gas field, Reindeer and an onshore gas processing plant, Devil Creek
  • Reindeer gas is produced via an unmanned, minimum facility wellhead platform located in 65 metres of water
  • The WHP is a four leg jacket with one skirt pile per leg and four level topsides with an integrated helideck location on the upper deck. A single 406 mm (16”) subsea and offshore gas pipeline links the WHP to an onshore gas treatment plant (the Devil Creek Gas Plant).
  • The raw natural gas will be processed and then supplied into the Dampier To Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline. A second commercial product derived from the gas stream will be condensate. Devil Creek will initially provide up to 110 Terajoules (TJ/d) per day for the Western Australian domestic gas market and has been designed to process up to 220 TJ/d of natural gas


  • Shenzhen Chiwan Sembawang Engineering: Fabrication of wellhead platform
  • SapuraAcergy: Transportation and installation of approximately 91km of 16” rigid pipeline including a shallow water beach approach, subsea tie-in and stabilisation works together with a wellhead platform of a 1,700T four leg jacket and a 450T topside processing module
  • John Holland: Contract for construction of onshore facilities
  • Clough: Engineering, Procurement and Fabrication of the onshore gas plant
  • FoundOcean: Grouting


  • 1997 - Reindeer Gas Field discovered
  • 2007 - Commencement of FEED
  • 2008 - Reindeer Project Sanctioned
  • 2009 - SapuraAcergy awarded offshore contract
  • 2009 - Groundbreaking ceremony for gas processing plant
  • 2011 - First gas from Reindeer / Devil Creek
  • 2015 - Quadrant Energy acquired Apache's share


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  1. Reindeer Wellhead Platform and Offshore Gas Supply Pipeline Operations Environment Plan Summary
  2. FoundOcean Subsea References
  3. Shenzhen Chiwan Sembawang Engineering Platform References
  4. Reindeer 1
  5. Commencement of FEED for Reindeer Field
  6. Reindeer Project Sanctioned
  7. Award for $170 million Offshore Australia contract to SapuraAcergy Joint Venture
  8. Reindeer Project Update
  9. First gas from Reindeer / Devil Creek
  10. Groundbreaking signals commencement of new WA domestic gas hub
  11. John Holland, Project page
  12. John Holland to deliver Devil Creek development project for Apache Energy Limited
  13. Apache Agrees To Sell Australian Operations For $2.1 Billion

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